Highland police searching for suspect in pharmacy robbery

2013-06-27T18:00:00Z 2013-06-27T21:32:47Z Highland police searching for suspect in pharmacy robberyTimes Staff nwitimes.com
June 27, 2013 6:00 pm  • 

HIGHLAND | Police are searching for a woman accused of robbing a pharmacy at gunpoint Wednesday morning.

The woman walked into Doctor's Pharmacy, 2727 Highway Ave., at 11:46 a.m. and slipped a worker a note demanding drugs and cash, according to a news release from Highland police. The woman showed the worker a handgun she had tucked into her pants.

The worker gave the woman drugs and cash, according to the release. She left on foot.

The suspect is described as a thin woman in her mid-20s to 30s. She was last seen wearing a black hat, a gray camouflage sweatshirt, a bright orange tank top and black pants.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call police at (219) 838-3184.

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